Come Sail with us every weekend! Friday evenings start May 7th!
Come aboard our fantastic ship with your friends & family! Now booking in zones of 2-5 guests in May. Wilmington tickets include self-guided maritime center tours. Historic New Castle day sails June 5-13, on select dates!
"Pirates & Mermaids" Evening of Song, Opera & Chanteys - Sat. June 26
Tickets now on sail for an entertaining evening of opera and sea chanteys performed by Wilmington Concert Opera on our ship with reserved dockside seating, Saturday, June 26, 7:00pm showtime. Proceeds support the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation.
Celebrate KNF Chef Greg's Book Launch on Wed. June 2. Tickets required.
Outdoor book reading, signing, and happy hour with cash bar at Kalmar Nyckel Shipyard, Wednesday, June 2, 5-6:30pm. Tickets $5. Advance registration required. Rain date: Wednesday 6/16.
Spring and Summer Field Trips - now booking!
Unforgettable educational field trips on our ship, our outdoor maritime campus and online. Let us take your kids to new heights & adventurous places. Contact David Livingstone, Assist. Director of Education, [email protected]
Tour the COPELAND MARITIME CENTER, Weekdays 2-4pm!
Our Copeland Maritime Center offers self-guided tours in April: Monday-Friday 2-4pm. Admission $5/Adult, $3/Youth under 17. Hours will expand to weekends starting May 1st. Masks & social distancing required inside & outdoors. Sailing tickets include maritime center access. Questions? Call 302-429-7447.
Wilmington Pirate Festival Cancelled due to COVID Regulations
We regret our annual Pirate Festival is cancelled this summer due to COVID restrictions. Plan ahead fo 2022!
Our Copeland Maritime Center and the ship are closed to the public. Please inquire about virtual sails and field trips for all ages. We plan to offer sails and events this summer. All programs are subject to COVID-19 health practices for the safety of all involved. Masks must be worn at all times on the ship and campus. Please do not visit if you're sick or have been exposed to someone who's been sick. Thank you for your patience as we try to provide adventure and entertainment during the pandemic.